14 Facts About Jesse Watters

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Jesse Watters frequently appeared on the political talk show The O'Reilly Factor and was known for his man-on-the-street interviews, featured in his segment "Watters' World", which would become its own show in 2015.

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In January 2017, Jesse Watters' World became weekly, and in April 2017, he became a co-host of the roundtable series The Five.

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3.

Jesse Watters was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, son of Stephen Hapgood Jesse Watters, a teacher, and child psychologist Anne Purvis, daughter of Morton Bailey, Jr.

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4.

Jesse Watters' paternal grandfather, Dr Franklin Benjamin Jesse Watters, was a cardiologist at the Veterans Administration Hospital at Newington, Connecticut, and a professor at the University of Connecticut Medical Dental School.

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5.

Jesse Watters grew up in the Germantown and then East Falls neighborhoods.

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6.

Jesse Watters attended the William Penn Charter School through junior year, before moving with his family to Long Island in New York.

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7.

Video of the incident shows Jesse Watters then grabbing Grim's phone and throwing it on the floor, and later grabbing it again and putting it in his pocket.

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8.

In October 2016, Jesse Watters was criticized for a segment of Jesse Watters' World that was widely considered racist toward Asian Americans.

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In New York City's Chinatown, Jesse Watters asked Chinese Americans if they knew karate, if he should bow before he greets them, or if their watches were stolen.

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10.

Fox News indicated their support for Jesse Watters, saying he "was using a metaphor", and that his comments "had been twisted completely out of context".

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11.

Jesse Watters is registered to vote as a member of the Conservative Party of New York State.

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12.

Jesse Watters married Noelle Inguagiato in 2009 and had twin daughters with her.

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13.

Noelle filed for divorce in 2018 after Jesse Watters admitted to an affair with a producer on his show, Emma DiGiovine.

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14.

Jesse Watters announced his engagement to DiGiovine in August 2019 and they married in December of the same year.

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